Linked by weildish on Sat 7th Feb 2009 10:59 UTC
Windows One of the big hypes of Windows 7 was the new integrated touch and multitouch features unheard of in previous systems. On paper, it all looks nice, but the folks over at Engadget recently tested out these said features of the beta on an HP TouchSmart PC, and were underwhelmed by the efficiency of the features.
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RE: To gimmicky
by Hiev on Sat 7th Feb 2009 22:28 UTC in reply to "To gimmicky"
Hiev
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2005-09-27

None sense, touch is designed for those programs and for those places where you can't use a mouse or a keyboard, and ATM for example or some publick kiosks, is for simplicity and quickness, abviously on the demo rotating and zooming an image doesn't show its full potential neather is the righ job for a touch screen, but don't discard touch screen just because in this case is not implemented in Linux. Yes, I assume your are just trolling bacause this is implemented in Windows.

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RE[2]: To gimmicky
by deathshadow on Sun 8th Feb 2009 10:04 in reply to "RE: To gimmicky"
deathshadow Member since:
2005-07-12

Funny response in those last two sentences since I consider linux next to useless as a desktop OS - so wrong assumption.

Oh, and is that why I'm seeing more and more of the old ATM's with the buttons alongside the screen and a keypad below replacing the newer touchscreen models? My bank and both of the grocers around here switched BACK to the old button driven.

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